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  • ID: I09162
  • Name: Adam 3rd Baron de WELLES , Sir 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 22 JUL 1304 in Bonthorpe, Lincolnshire, England 2
  • Death: BET 24 AND 28 FEB 1344/45 in Greenfield Priory, Lincolnshire, England 3
  • Note:
    BARONY OF WELLES (III)

    ADAM (DE WELLE), LORD WELLES, brother and heir, was born 22 July 1304 and given seisin of his lands, 22 August 1326. He served on many commissions of the peace, of array, &c., in Lincolnshire, 1332-44, and was summoned for service against the Scots, 1333-40, and in France and Brittany, 1342-43. He was summoned to Parliament from 27 January 1332 to 20 April 1344, by writs directed Ade de Welle. He married, before 1334, Margaret. She died before him and was buried in the Lady Chapel at Greenfield Priory.[a] He died 24-28 February 1344/5, aged 40, and was buried with her. Will dated 24 Feb 1344/5, probated in Lincoln Cathedral, 4 Apr 1345 (c). [Complete Peerage XII/2:440-1, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

    [a] Margaret may have been a daughter of Thomas (Bardolf), 2nd Lord Bardolf.

    (c) Details in Gibbons, "Early Lincoln Wills", p. 21. "To be buried in the Lady Chapel at Greenfield, which my father built, near my wife, Margaret; my son and heir John; my daughters Joan de Cauntelo and her son Nicholas, Elizabeth la Warre and Margaret Deincourt; my sisters Margaret and Cecilia, nuns of Greenfield; my brother John; my nephews Robert de Malberthrop".

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    Adam de Welles, 3rd baron, summoned to parliament from 20 July, 1332, to 20 April, 1343. This nobleman, at the period of his brother's death, was only sixteen years of age: he attained his majority in the 20th Edward II [1327], and doing his homage had livery of his lands. In the 7th Edward III [1334], his lordship was in the wars of Scotland, and again in two years afterwards, at which latter period he was a knight. In the 16th of the same reign [1343] he was charged with ten men-at-arms and ten archers for the king's service in France, and the like number in the next year. He m. Margaret, dau. of John, Lord Bardolf, and dying 1345, left a dau. Margaret, who m. William, son of William, Lord Deincourt, a son, John de Welles, 4th baron. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, England, 1883, p. 572, Welles, Barons Welles]




    Father: Adam 1st Baron de WELLES , Sir b: ABT 1260 in Well, Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England
    Mother: Joan d' ENGAINE b: ABT 1270 in Laxton, Uppingham, Northamptonshire, England

    Marriage 1 Margaret (Eleanor) BARDOLF b: ABT 1314 in Watton-at-Stone, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England
    • Married: BEF 1334 in Wormegay, Norfolk, England 3
    Children
    1. Has No Children Elizabeth de WELLES b: ABT 1330 in Bonthorpe, Lincolnshire, England
    2. Has Children John 4th Baron de WELLES , Sir b: 23 AUG 1334 in Bonthorpe, Lincolnshire, England
    3. Has Children Margaret de WELLES b: ABT 1335 in Bonthorpe, Lincolnshire, England

    Sources:
    1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: XII/2:440-441, IV:146
    2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: XII/2:440
    3. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: XII/2:441
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